Archive: November 2014

French Environmentalist Dies Under Suspicious Cirmsumstances

France, 23 Oct - 05 Nov 2014

Uncertain death of an environmentalist shocks France ++ Mysterious Drones fly over nuclear power stations ++ 10th anniversary of transatlantic regatta. by Sabrina Hambloch

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Blood, home-grown please!

Sweden, 01 Nov - 14 Nov 2014

From your local farmer directly to your veins: Swedish researchers find new way to substitute blood ++ Discussion about detected submarine remains a hot topic ++ Swedish government reacts to increasing abuse of spice. by Sarah Onkels

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Madrid Case & Winnie the Pooh Bring Polish Politicians Down

Poland, 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2014

Fuss on the board of Ryanair transforms into a political scandal ++ Chaos during local elections ++ Is Winnie the Pooh hermaphrodite? by Monika Kostecka

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Rising Controversies between Italy & EU over Budget Bill

Italy, 04 Nov - 04 Nov 2014

Commentary - How Italy continues to struggle reactivating its economic growth & why the government is on on a collision course with the European Union on its budget target. by Marco Calabrò

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Political Comebacks, Scandals and Demonstrations – Will France Come to Rest?

France, 06 Nov - 19 Nov 2014

Will Former Prime Minister prevent Nicolas Sarkozy’s return? ++ New opinions on the “wedding of homosexuals” ++ Organised crime in the Tapie arbitral judgement. by Katinka Koke

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall – 9 November 1989

Germany - Documentary - Germany - 09 Nov 2014

Exactly 25 years ago today, all of a sudden, the gates in the Berlin Wall stood wide open. The iron curtain that had split Germany had lost its meaning – making the 9th of November 1989 one of the happiest days in German history. by Daniel Rätz

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25 Years Later – What Young Germans Think about the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Germany - Commentary - Germany - 09 Nov 2014

How do young Germans think about German reunification 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell? We asked our editors. Here are some of their thoughts on the 9th of November 1989. by Daniel Rätz, Jens Ummethum, Peter Sawicki

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The Fear of Terrorism: New Challenges for German Security Authorities

Germany, 11 Nov - 24 Nov 2014

German Islamists heading to join the IS. What happens when they come back? ++ The fate of a young American initiated debate about assisted dying in Germany ++ Solidarity surcharge: Who gets the money? by Lisa Heinemann

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Minority Government Falls Already – New Elections to Come

Sweden, 15 Nov - 14 Dec 2014

Budget fails in parliament – new elections announced ++ Near mid-air collision heightens tension between Sweden and Russia ++ Green Party member wants to give asylum to Edward Snowden in Sweden. by Jens Ummethum

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Facing Headwinds: Renzi and the Trade Unions

Italy, 19 Nov - 18 Dec 2014

Commentary: How Italian Unions Rally Against Renzi's Job Reform
by Silvia Favasuli

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Restless Sarkozy: Re-elected Party Head Promises to Unwind the Socialist Presidency

France, 20 Nov - 19 Dec 2014

Sarkozy head of party again, Socialists and National Front on the defensive ++ Shop openings and industry shut-downs ++ Violence and anti-Semitism. by Matthieu Choblet

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